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Inductees by position
 Position
Number
First Base 21
Second Base 21
Shortstop 24
Third Base 16
Left Field 21
Center Field 23
Right Field 24
Catcher 16
Designated Hitter 1
Pitcher 77
Pioneers/Executives 33
Managers 20
Umpires 10
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This Day in Baseball History:
April 20, 1939 > Boston Red Sox great Ted Williams makes his Major League debut. Facing Yankees ace Red Ruffing, Williams strikes out in his first two plate appearances, then blasts a double off of the outfield wall. "Teddy Ballgame" will go on to have one of the greatest rookie seasons in history, batting .327 with 31 home runs and an ML-leading 145 RBIs.